Awards for 1997

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Seinfeld: Andy Ackerman, Jeffrey Stott (unit production manager) (plaque), Randy Carter (first assistant director) (plaque), James Lansbury (second assistant director) (plaque), David Trainer (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "The Rye".

NOMINEES

3rd Rock from the Sun: Robert Berlinger
For episode "See Dick Continue To Run".

The Larry Sanders Show: Todd Holland
For episode "Everybody Loves Larry".

The Larry Sanders Show: Alan Myerson
For episode "Ellen, Or Isn't She".

Mad About You: David Steinberg
For episode "The Finale", parts II and III.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Tarsem Singh
For Nike: "Good vs. Evil", Levi's: "Poolboy" and Coca-Cola: "Red".

NOMINEES

James Gartner
For Apple Computer: "Crowd Control" and AT&T: "Amazing Grace".

David Kellogg
For Little Caesars: "Training Camp", American Express: "Gas Pump" and Kodak: "Pie Plate".

Peter Nydrie
For Coca-Cola: "Savion's Challenge", Harley Davidson: "Waiting for the Bus" and "Birds", National Car Rental: "Dolphins", MAXFLI: "Tell You Something" and Reebok: "Gods".

Kinka Usher
For Nissan: "Dream Garage", "Toys - G.I. Joe", "Parking Meter" and Polaroid: "Dog & Cat", "Architect".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

ER: Christopher Chulack, Mike Salamunovich (unit production manager) (plaque), Tommy Burns (first assistant director) (plaque), Robert Brooks Mendel (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Fear of Flying".

NOMINEES

ER: Paris Barclay
For episode "Ask Me Know Questions, I'll Tell You No Lies".

NYPD Blue: Donna Deitch
For episode "These Old Bones".

ER: Mimi Leder
For episode "The Healers".

NYPD Blue: Mark Tinker
For episode "A Death In The Family".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

The English Patient: Anthony Minghella, Franco Ballati (unit production manager) (plaque), Lynn Kamera (unit production manager) (plaque), Steve E. Andrews (first assistant director) (plaque), Emma Schofield (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

NOMINEES

Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.: Arthur Albert
For episode "Talk Ain't Cheap".



ABC Afterschool Specials: Kristoffer Tabori
For episode "Educating Mom (#24.4)".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Great Performances: Don Mischer, Allan Kartun (associate director) (plaque), Jim Tanker (associate director) (plaque), Arthur Lewis (stage manager) (plaque), Garry Hood (stage manager) (plaque), Gary Natoli (stage manager) (plaque), Dency Nelson (stage manager) (plaque), Vince Poxon (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Smith (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "Centennial Olympic Games: Opening Ceremonies".

NOMINEES




Tracey Takes On...: Thomas Schlamme
For episode "Romance".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Serials - Daytime

WINNER

The Young and the Restless: Kathryn Foster, Mike Denney, Robbin Phillips (associate director) (plaque), Sally McDonald (associate director) (plaque), Betty Rothenberg (associate director) (plaque), Dan Brumett (associate director) (plaque), Randy Hill (stage manager) (plaque), Don Jacob (stage manager) (plaque), Don Phillip Smith (production associate) (plaque), Nora E. Wade (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #5875.

NOMINEES

Guiding Light: Bruce S. Barry
For episode #12451.

General Hospital: Scott McKinsey
For episode #8492.

One Life to Live: Jill Mitwell
For episode #7285.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES



American Experience: Jeanne Jordan, Steven Ascher
For episode "Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (#7.6)".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

The Late Shift: Betty Thomas, Jake Jacobson (unit production manager) (plaque), Richard Graves (first assistant director) (plaque), Robert Lorenz (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Sports

WINNER

News

WINNER

Max A. Schindler

DGA Diversity Award

WINNERS



Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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